What barriers have hindered the success of your project to date? How do you plan to overcome these and other challenges as you grow your solution?
Since Write3 is a platform which is solely technology dependent, with the spurring change in technologies in the mobile phone industry, makes it complicated to cope as we are ICT solution provider and not the developer. Therefore in developing countries like Bangladesh, it is not easy to find knowledgebase experts. But in the long run it should not be a problem given that the outreach partners for Write3 will increase and consequently volunteers to fix the problem will be available.
How do you see the information-technology and media sectors shifting over the next decade? How will your solution adapt to and/or drive that changing environment?
Write3 is a place where any user with multimedia options on their handset can upload their desired content. It has been programmed in PHP, Ajax and MySQL. The ICT industry is Bangladesh have shown a record of a very fast moving industry but yet easily adaptable by all. In fact it is commendable that how fast people eagerly want to accept to the change.
Failure is not always an option. If your solution fails to gain traction in the next two years, what other applications of the idea could you explore?
The robustness and the innovative idea itself of Write3 application can be franchised to other companies both locally and globally. The tools can be replicated and customized as per their requirement and applied.
Expand on your selections, explaining how you will sustain funding
Advertisement and news sponsorship model will help write3 to sustain. Any organization can sponsor or brand any news, photo or video.
Tell us about your partnerships
What type of team (staff, volunteers, etc.) will ensure that you achieve the growth milestones identified in the Social Impact section?
Write3 is a platform for mobile journalism at different community levels of the society. Therefore, to ensure the achievement of the growth of the milestones identified, populating Write3 with active community journalists is necessary. Apart from this community and citizen journalist write3 has own editorial board, web and mobile application and software developer.
Changemakers is a collaborative and supportive space. Please specify any community resources you would need to grow and sustain your initiative. Select all that apply
Investment, Marketing or media, Collaboration or networking.
Please elaborate on any needs or offers you have mentioned above and/or suggest categories of support that aren’t specified within the list
MCC can also provide mobile based technology solutions.